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HIST 81601: Imperial Encounters

A supplementary guide for students (Fall 2013).

What is a Primary Source?

Primary source materials include original documents and records of individuals, organizations and institutions directly related to a topic in time (contemporary newspaper reports, correspondence, diaries) or through participation (speeches, interviews, oral histories, etc.). Primary sources are original, unedited material (words, images, objects).



Pamphlet Collections

Primary Sources

Historical Texts & Other Documents

Subject Headings and Keywords

  • Colonies--History--Sources
  • Imperialism--History--Sources
  • Eastern question (Balkan)--Sources
  • Statesmen--Great Britain--Archives
  • India--History--British occumpation, 1765-1947--Sources
  • Great Britain--Colonies--Sources
  • Slavery--West Indies, British--Personal narratives
  • Armenian massacres--1915-1923--Personal narratives

Subject Guide

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Nancy Spiegel
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Bibliographer for History
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